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When people think of countries that have had great Disco bands, most will probably mention the USA with Donna Summer, or the UK with The Bee Gees, not many people would mention Germany. by Stephen Payne West Germany in 1974 was home to a singer-songwriter known as Frank Farian. In December of that year, this […]

By: Eryl Hardman Starting close to home, we celebrate Cleo Laine, DBE who celebrates her 93rd birthday this week on 28 October 1927. Born Clementine Dinah Bullock, Cleo is the only female performer to have received Grammy nominations in the jazz, popular and classical music categories. As many of us living in and around Milton […]

by Laura Polkinghorne Carter-Donovan, will be performing at The Golden Bell on November 1, 2020. The duo made up of Alison Carter and John Donovan, both have roots in the West End and will be performing on the keyboards and vocals for this gig. Alison’s vocal style has been influenced by a range of different […]

By: Stephen Payne Grey skies are forming, rain is starting to fall, and the days are getting shorter. Love it or hate it; winter is on its way. Usually, we as music fans can accept it. Sure, the festivals may be a distant memory, but there’s plenty of warm pubs and venues ready for the […]

A round up of live events by Laura Polkinghorne This week Spotlight on: Impetus – a high energy gig at The Crooked Crow Bar Impetus, a hard-core metal band, will be performing at The Crooked Crow Bar on October 24, 2020. Originating in Leighton Buzzard, the band consists of four members: Smithy on vocals and […]

The Prince of Pop will discuss his six decades in music and early death of his father   Piers Morgan continues his hit talk show, inviting more familiar faces from all walks of life to share some of their stories in a relaxed and personal setting. The host talks to veteran entertainer Sir Cliff Richard, […]

Pop Sensation Sinitta celebrates her 52nd birthday today. American-born British singer, songwriter, television personality, dancer, actress and record producer. She initially found commercial success in the mid-1980s with the single “So Macho” and had several other hits during the decade. In the 2000s, she became known for television appearances, including Loose Women, The Xtra Factor […]

Soul, Northern Soul and Motown We are excited to welcome local man and soul specialist, Bob Hutchins as a new presenter on Leighton Buzz Radio and his new show, Keep On Keeping On starts this Sunday 11th October 2020 from 1pm to 3pm. Officianados of Northern Soul will be familiar with Bob from Keep The […]

As Leighton Buzzard was rocked with a 3.6 richter scale earthquake this morning it wasn’t long after the dust settled that our listeners added their suggestions to our Earthquake song list. We started things of with Earthquake by Labrinth but the list soon grew Jen Mander Rock this Town – Stray Cats!  GCC Artworks Boom, […]

Detail of Routes, participants and donations With just a couple days to go until 75th Anniversary Of VJ Day on Saturday 15th August, the Rotary Club of Leighton Linslade are pleased to report that plans are coming together for the Marathon 4 Peace to commemorate this important event and the very special generation who gave [...]